Consumer Protection

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Junk Justice: a Statistical Analysis of 4,400 Lawsuits Filed by Debt Buyers, 26 Loyola Consumer Law Review 179 (2014)

Debt buyers have flooded courts nationwide with collection lawsuits against consumers. This article reports the...

 

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In The Court of Appeals of Maryland September Term, 2013 No. 76 James Townsend, Appellant, v. Midland Funding, LLC, Appellee (with Stuart Robert Cohen), Court Briefs (2013)

The Consumer Protection Clinic of the University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law,...

 

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Defending Junk-Debt-Buyer Lawsuits, 46 Clearinghouse Review 12 May-June (2012)

Junk debt buyer lawsuits have overwhelmed the courts all across the United States. These lawsuits...

 

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Pasadena Receivables, Inc. Respondent v. Loren W. Parker Petitioner in the Court of Appeals of Maryland, Court Briefs (2011)

The petition for certiorari to the Maryland Court of Appeals by Loren Parker concerned the...

 

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The One Hundred Billion Dollar Problem in Small Claims Court: Robo-Signing and Lack of Proof in Debt Buyer Cases, 6 Journal of Business & Technology Law 259 (2011)

Recent years have seen the rise of a new industry which has clogged the dockets...

 

Foreclosure

Debt Collection

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Debt-Buyer Lawsuits and Inaccurate Data, 25 Communities & Banking 20 (2014)

Advocates for lower-income families need to be aware that many debt buyers are suing the...

 

Predatory Lending

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Defending Junk-Debt-Buyer Lawsuits, 46 Clearinghouse Review 12 May-June (2012)

Junk debt buyer lawsuits have overwhelmed the courts all across the United States. These lawsuits...